Author Archives: Anya

C’mon Get Pappy: Poofer Prep 101

Today was one of those days. You know, the ones where you find yourself wearing half of an open-front muumuu, lying flat on your back with your feet in stirrups. Ladies, we’ve all been there. (If you haven’t been, shame on … Continue reading

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Respect 101

I usually go to great lengths to avoid posting things that step directly on the toes of people I know. Partly because my opinions are just that, and everyone has the right to their own without my judgement. Mostly because … Continue reading

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Flip The Calendar, Cross Your Fingers

Before you even say it, I know. We don’t “cross our fingers” because it’s not about luck. But after that year we just went through, it can’t hurt. I was hesitant to start blogging this year. There’s so much negativity … Continue reading

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The One Where Everything Fell Apart

“I never see you on Facebook anymore.” “Why don’t you ever tweet?” “I haven’t seen you in ages! Where have you been hiding?” I’ve heard all of those lines so many times in the last few months. In fact, it’s … Continue reading

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The One with the Pancake Rage

Pancakes. Thin pancakes. Fluffy pancakes. One pancake. Stacks of pancakes. Letter-shaped, or perfectly round. They invoke warm memories of moms cooking breakfast, families gathered around the table, and happy tummies full of maple syrup. Unless you’re my children. Just ask … Continue reading

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Rosie

About a year and a half ago, twitter introduced me to someone. A friend. And not just any friend. Not just another online contact. Not just another screen name or silly avatar. No, she is much more than that. So … Continue reading

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The Moments I’ve Missed

Sitting at my desk today, I was sort of assessing where I am at the moment. I’m literally living one of my dreams. This is the job I’ve wanted since the day I decided on technical writing as a major. … Continue reading

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The One About the Folders

I was sitting at my desk at work today, sorting the mountain of papers I have accumulated during this project. As I reached for the folder I’ve started organizing them in, I had a flashback. A flashWAYback, if you will, … Continue reading

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The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

To say it’s been a long year would be the understatement of…well…that very.long.year. I don’t have to tell you I’ve neglected my blog. The date on the previous post kind of gives that away. But it’s more about avoiding than … Continue reading

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I’ll Try This Instead

It’s November 1st. Again. That means it’s the beginning of NaNoWriMo. Again. I had good intentions of actually giving it a go. Again. I came up with nothing, and chickened out. Again. The truth is, I’ve been in a pretty … Continue reading

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